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Hire a new apprentice before the end of September and receive up to £4,000

Summer is a crucial time in the apprenticeship recruitment calendar. With A-Level and GCSE results already released, many school and college leavers will be starting to think about their career options. They will be…

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Randle and Randle on why apprenticeships work for the hair and beauty industry

Amanda Randle, partner, director and senior beauty therapist of Randle and Randle in Sheffield is a big advocate of apprenticeships and supporting the next generation into the hair and beauty industry. She first took…

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Apprentice helps to launch a forum to connect her peers

When business administration apprentice, Tiffany Johnson, started to miss the support of her peers from learning in a classroom she came up with an idea to solve the problem. Since then, she has been working with…

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Key worker apprenticeship success shows determination and commitment

Apprentices working in health and social care, childcare and dental care are enjoying great success with their apprenticeships. They have had some fabulous achievements in their End Point Assessments (EPAs), even…

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The importance of mentoring apprentices in the workplace

It’s vitally important that employers who take on apprentices understand the influence and positive effect a good mentoring programme can have on the success and integration of their apprentices. Learning…

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Develop your skills and become an HR professional!

All businesses with employees need some sort of human resources function to manage the people within the business. Having an employee with HR training and understanding enhances any workplace.   The level of…

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Local business promotes the benefits of apprenticeships

Pinewood Property Estates Ltd and Chesterfield College are urging Derbyshire businesses to make the most of the government’s apprenticeship bonus scheme. The scheme offers employers up to £4,000 for every apprentice…

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Apprenticeship incentive scheme helps family business to grow

The apprenticeship incentive scheme, which offers up to £4,000 to employers who recruit an apprentice, was the perfect solution for Crytec Ltd, a growing small family business.  The company, who are based in Clay…

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Supporting our apprentices – Beth’s story

Beth Dickinson, an apprentice dental nurse at the Darnall Dental Clinic in Sheffield, has benefitted from accessing the college’s LEAP Mentor programme in the past year, which helped her to pass the last exam in her…

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Martin’s apprenticeship helped him retrain for a new career

Martin Hughes was forced to look for a new career when his health stopped him from doing a practical job he loved. A Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship gave him the chance to retrain after more than 30 years…

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